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To Outsource or Not to Outsource your Cyber Security? That is THE Question.

To Outsource or Not to Outsource your Cyber Security?  That is THE Question.

Today’s cybersecurity landscape is changing at a pace we’ve never seen before, and the ability for companies of all sizes to keep up is becoming increasingly difficult.

So that begs the question, and one that myself and my colleagues get very frequently, why would we outsource our security? 

There are so many reasons why companies should very seriously consider enhancing what they’re doing internally by partnering with external experts, but I will lay out the Top 3 we’re seeing in the marketplace today.

  1. Time & Cost
  2. Breadth of Knowledge
  3. Business Acumen

Time & Cost

The time it takes you to hire a team, train them, and ultimately pay them, is a huge expense in both time and money. Trying to find these industry certified experts in today’s market is extremely difficult, we should know, we’re constantly looking to add these experts to our own team. Keeping up with the training they need, and retention will also be hard task.

Breadth of Knowledge

If you hire just one person, that person’s knowledge is limited. For example, let’s say you hire a network engineer, does that person know Linux and Windows?  Maybe, but they probably know the Cisco c